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Monday, June 19
 

12:00pm

Registration Check-in
Monday June 19, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

1:00pm

Meet the Experts
The aim of this session is to provide an informal atmosphere where delegates can interact with experts who will give their undivided attention for knowledge, insight and networking. The session will be open to all but strictly on a first come first served basis. Please contact the moderator to reserve your slot.

Speakers
avatar for Ruben S. Montero

Ruben S. Montero

Chief Architect, OpenNebula


Monday June 19, 2017 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Private Room

1:00pm

Advanced Hands-on Tutorial

This course covers many advanced topics of OpenNebula.

Overview of OpenNebula

  • Tour of the Virtual Resources
  • User Inputs
  • Contextualization
  • Limiting possible changes to VM Templates

OneFlow & OneGate

  • Deploying multi-VM services
  • Elasticity rules
  • Sending metrics to OpenNebula
  • OneGate API
  • Managing services from within themselves
  • Create your own service

Hooks and OCA

  • Integrate OpenNebula with your Datacenter
  • Automate tasks using Hooks
  • Automate a DNS

Skills Gained

  • Solid undertanding of the OpenNebula workflows
  • Being able to adapt OpenNebula to your needs
  • Manage VM services

Prerequisites

The course is for OpenNebula cloud administrators. Knowledge of basic Linux system administration is required, as well as to be familiar with OpenNebula.

Material

The workshop includes hands-on exercises to be performed using attendee’s wifi-enabled laptops with remote OpenNebula deployments. Each attendee will operate an OpenNebula cloud provided by the organiser, and reachable through internet. It is essential for attendees to bring their own laptops. This tutorial is compatible with Linux, Windows and Mac OS X / macOS.


Speakers
avatar for Jaime Melis

Jaime Melis

Developer, OpenNebula Systems
Jaime Melis is an OpenNebula core developer. He works for OpenNebula Systems, the company behind OpenNebula. Among other things, he is a cloud consultant, an OpenNebula evangelist and a FOSS enthusiast. He is a developer and a sysadmin, who mostly works on networking and storage... Read More →


Monday June 19, 2017 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

2:45pm

Coffee Break
Monday June 19, 2017 2:45pm - 3:15pm
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

6:00pm

OpenNebula Party
It is the end of the first conference day, you have already participated in interesting sessions and now you are looking for the perfect occasion to chat and mingle with the OpenNebula conference participants and enjoy a beer along with hors d'oeuvres.

Location: Grafton Street
Address: 1230 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

For more details CLICK HERE

Monday June 19, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Grafton Street - Pub and Grill 1230 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138
 
Tuesday, June 20
 

8:30am

Registration Check-in and Coffee
Tuesday June 20, 2017 8:30am - 9:00am
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

9:00am

Welcome and Project Update
We’re moving into a world of open cloud — where each organization can find the right cloud for its unique needs. A single cloud management platform can not be all things to all people, there will be a cloud space with several offerings focused on different environments and/or industries. The OpenNebula commitment to the open cloud flows directly out of its mission — to become the simplest cloud enabling platform — and its purpose — to bring simplicity to the private and hybrid enterprise cloud. OpenNebula exists to help companies build simple, cost-effective, reliable, open enterprise clouds on existing IT infrastructure. The OpenNebula Conference will be a great opportunity to remind our vision, vision and commitment, to look back at how the project has grown in the last 8 years, and to give a peek at what to expect from the project in the near future.

Speakers
avatar for Ignacio M. Llorente

Ignacio M. Llorente

Director, OpenNebula
Ignacio M. Llorente is the Executive Director and Chief Scientist of OpenNebula. With 24 years of experience, Dr. Llorente is an entrepreneur, researcher and educator that has successfully played various roles within the field of Cloud Computing.  He is one of the pioneers and world's leading authorities on Cloud Computing. He has held several appointments as cloud expert and consultant for the European Commission, the World Economic Forum, and several companies and national governments. He has given many keynotes in the main international events, founded and managed several international projects and initiatives, and authored many articles in the leading journals, being one of the top cited authors in the field of Cloud Computing. Dr. Llorente is a IEEE Senior Member, and holds a Ph.D in Computer Science from UCM and an Executive MBA from IE Business... Read More →
avatar for Ruben S. Montero

Ruben S. Montero

Chief Architect, OpenNebula


Tuesday June 20, 2017 9:00am - 9:30am
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

9:30am

Rapid Scaling of Research Computing to Over 70,000 Cores
Since 2008, Harvard Research Computing has undertaken a significant scaling challenge increasing their available HPC and storage from 200 cores and 20TB to over 70,000 cores and 35PB of storage.  James will discuss the journey and the highlights of extending the computing to support world class research and education.  During the evolution of the computing platforms at Harvard they also helped to support and build the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center which is a dedicated high performance research computing facility in Holyoke, MA.  This facility continues to support large scale research computing with sustainable energy and advanced networking.  Recently the NESE project (New England Storage Exchange) was funded by the National Science Foundation.  This is a multi-petabyte object store that is supported by the existing MGHPCC facility supporting the region.  The Data Science Initiative at Harvard has also been recently announced and will require even further advanced computation to support their research faculty.  Now as the world takes a grip on "cloud" but more importantly remotely provisioned infrastructure, hybrid models for compute and storage are required along with  flexibility to be able to further accelerate science.  James will discuss their strategy moving forwards and the current and existing infrastructures in place to allow for seamless provisioning of research computing.  Justin Riley Team Lead at Harvard, will follow this talk with a deep technical discussion of the specific implementation of the systems that Harvard are designing in concert with the development teams and leadership at OpenNebula to support research computing to make their platforms more resilient and able to continue to scale.

Speakers
avatar for James Cuff

James Cuff

Assistant Dean for Research Computing, Harvard University
James Cuff is the Assistant Dean for Research Computing in the Division of Science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.  James also performs the role of Distinguished Engineer for Research Computing in HUIT at Harvard University.  His group supports advanced high performance technical computing (in excess of 70,000 processors), 2+PF of GPGPU, and large scale storage systems for data science at over... Read More →


Tuesday June 20, 2017 9:30am - 9:50am
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

9:50am

Paying Down Technical Debt with "ONE" Dollar Bills
In addition to providing bare-metal access to large amounts of compute FAS Research Computing (FASRC) at Harvard also builds and fully maintains custom virtual machines tailored to faculty and researchers needs including lab websites, portals, databases, project development environments, and more both locally and on public clouds. Recently FASRC converted its internal VM infrastructure from a completely home-made KVM cluster to a more robust and reliable system powered by OpenNebula and Ceph configured with public cloud integration. Over the years as the number of VMs grew our home-made solution started to show signs of wear and tear with respect to scheduling, provisioning, management, inventory, and performance. Our new deployment improves on all of these areas and provides APIs and features that both help us serve clients more efficiently and improve our internal processes for testing new system configurations and dynamically spinning up resources for continous integration and deployment. Our new VM infrastructure deployment is fully automated via puppet and has been used to provision a multi-datacenter, fault-tolerant, VM infrastructure with a multi-tiered back-up system and robust VM and virtual disk monitoring. We will describe our internal system architecture and deployment, challenges we faced, and innovations we made along the way while deploying OpenNebula and Ceph. We will also discuss a new client-facing OpenNebula cloud deployment we’re currently beta testing with select users where users have full control over the creation and configuration of their VMs on FASRC compute resources via the OpenNebula dashboard and APIs.

Speakers
avatar for Justin Riley

Justin Riley

Team Lead of Software Infrastructure, FAS Research Computing - Harvard University
Justin Riley is the Senior Team Lead of Software Infrastructure at FAS Research Computing at Harvard University. At FASRC Justin helps manage the configuration management systems, continuous integration and deployment systems, and software installations and is responsible for the VM infrastructure powering hundreds of custom virtual... Read More →


Tuesday June 20, 2017 9:50am - 10:15am
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

10:15am

Coffee Break
Tuesday June 20, 2017 10:15am - 10:45am
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

10:45am

Fast Prototyping of a C.O. into a purpose built Data Center for Multi-access Edge Computing

Reducing services latency is pushing centralized computing power back to the edge of the network, and in this paradigm telecommunication companies are well position to fill the gap. Telefónica is utilizing open-source OpenNebula and ON.Lab's ONOS and CORD to prototype a new generation of Central Offices that are fully IPv6 compliant and allows for the deployment of programmable services rather than the traditional black box solutions provided by proprietary solutions.


Speakers
avatar for Alfonso Aurelio Carrillo Aspiazu

Alfonso Aurelio Carrillo Aspiazu

Arquitecto Jefe, Telefónica I+D


Tuesday June 20, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

11:15am

Orchestration of VMware Datacenters with OpenNebula
OpenNebula management of vCenter based infrastructures allows for datacenter federation provided network quality requirements are met. In this session a use case will be explained to introduce this scenario in real world infrastructures. Also, OpenNebula 5.4 brings a lot of new functionality for vCenter management that will be explained. Lastly, vOneCloud, an OVA encapsulated version of OpenNebula tailored for VMware infrastructures will be presented as well.

Speakers
avatar for Constantino Vázquez Blanco

Constantino Vázquez Blanco

VP of Engineering, OpenNebula Systems
Dr Vazquez is an entrepreneur and seasoned Software Architect with a demonstrated history in the computer software industry, particularly in Cloud Computing. He holds a PhD from Universidad Complutense de Madrid focused in Distributed Systems Architecture. Co-founder of OpenNebul... Read More →


Tuesday June 20, 2017 11:15am - 11:40am
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

11:40am

OpenNebula Hybrid Clouds with Amazon and Azure
Speakers
avatar for Ruben S. Montero

Ruben S. Montero

Chief Architect, OpenNebula


Tuesday June 20, 2017 11:40am - 12:00pm
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

12:00pm

Hybrid Clouds: Dancing with Virtual Machines
Today, the model of hybrid cloud comes under the eyes of a lot of organizations. The idea of combining resources of public cloud providers with private depending on the terms of execution, the need of more resources, an extra protection of the data, more or less security in services with sensitive information, etc. are some of the capabilities that this model has to answer. The case of CSUC, acting as cloud provider and at the same time as user of external IaaS and PaaS services, is analyzed sharing its first experiences in the way to archive a real multicloud architecture to provide services for catalan universities and research institutions.

Speakers
avatar for Jordi Guijarro

Jordi Guijarro

Cloud & Security Manager, Catalan University Services Consortium (CSUC)


Tuesday June 20, 2017 12:00pm - 12:20pm
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

12:20pm

Networking Lunch
Tuesday June 20, 2017 12:20pm - 1:30pm
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

1:30pm

Vtastic: Akamai Innovations for Distributed System Testing

Akamai Technologies’ CDN platform is a complex, highly-integrated distributed system consisting of over 200,000 servers in over 120 countries..  Processing over 3 Trillion web requests per day, the Akamai platform regularly serves over 30Tbps of traffic to end users around the world.  Setup and maintenance of Akamai integration test environments involves a significant investment of hardware, time and subject matter expertise.  As a result, these environments are a scarce resource.  Using Opennebula, Akamai has developed a system for saving and cloning multi-node integration test environments on-demand.  The system is succeeding and has the potential to revolutionize Akamai’s approach to software development and testing.   After exploring Akamai’s platform architecture and testing challenges, we will describe the key innovations that enabled the Vtastic solution, challenges we faced in implementing a reliable system, and future capabilities the system can offer.


Speakers
avatar for Jack Wadden

Jack Wadden

Sr. Engineering Manager, Akamai Technologies, Inc
Jack Wadden is a Senior Engineering Manager in Akamai Technologies’ Server Platform Engineering Organization. With over 15 years of software industry experience, Jack has spent over 10 years engineering and leading efforts involving a range of critical systems and frameworks t... Read More →


Tuesday June 20, 2017 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

2:00pm

Configuration Management with OpenNebula and Ansible
OpenNebula provides the infrastructure, the Virtual Machines themselves. But what if you want to deploy applications on those VMs? What is the best method to achieve that? This session is a case study on how we have been using OpenNebula and OneFlow to deploy multi-VM services, and how we have integratet it with Ansible in order to deploy applications.

This is a technical talk where we will look a bit at some Ruby code to integrate with Ansible, a bit of Ansible specific information and with a special focus on application deployment workflows. 

Speakers
avatar for Jaime Melis

Jaime Melis

Developer, OpenNebula Systems
Jaime Melis is an OpenNebula core developer. He works for OpenNebula Systems, the company behind OpenNebula. Among other things, he is a cloud consultant, an OpenNebula evangelist and a FOSS enthusiast. He is a developer and a sysadmin, who mostly works on networking and storage... Read More →


Tuesday June 20, 2017 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

2:30pm

Lightning Talks
If you would like to talk in this session, please contact us! 

Lightning talks are 5 minute plenary presentations focusing on one key point. This can be a new feature, integration, experience, use case, collaboration invitation, quick tip, or demonstration. This session is an opportunity for ideas to get the attention they deserve. Remember the rules:
  • Five minutes and only five minutes
  • Three slides and only three slides
  • Focus on only one key point: use case, experience, new feature, demo…

Agenda for the lighning talks sessions
  • John Noss - Harvard University - "VM Leaderboard for VM disk I/O on Ceph"
  • Constantino Vázquez Blanco - OpenNebula Systems - "BEACON - Federating Clouds at the Network Level"
  • Tom Mays - Scalewize - "Nodeweaver 11 Demo"
  • Stefano Bagnasco - INFN - "FaSS - Advanced VM Scheduler for OpenNebula"
  • Peter Desnoyes - Northeastern University - "Fast Network Boot for Agile Cloud Reprovisioning"
  • Jordi Guijarro - CSUC - "Opennebula User Groups : Near the last mile"
 


Speakers
avatar for Constantino Vázquez Blanco

Constantino Vázquez Blanco

VP of Engineering, OpenNebula Systems
Dr Vazquez is an entrepreneur and seasoned Software Architect with a demonstrated history in the computer software industry, particularly in Cloud Computing. He holds a PhD from Universidad Complutense de Madrid focused in Distributed Systems Architecture. Co-founder of OpenNebul... Read More →


Tuesday June 20, 2017 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

3:00pm

Coffee Break
Tuesday June 20, 2017 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

3:30pm

Software Defined Networking with OpenNebula
We have created a virtual switch appliance that is extremely low resource utilization and managed entirely through OpenNebula to provide software defined networking solutions within our cluster. This talk will detail how it operates, when it is useful, and give concrete examples of it in use.

Speakers
avatar for Roy Keene

Roy Keene

Systems Architect, Knight Point Systems
I work for KnightPoint Systems and we build automatic-assembling cloud product based on Ceph, QEMU/KVM, and OpenNebula.


Tuesday June 20, 2017 3:30pm - 3:50pm
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

4:15pm

Using Docker with OpenNebula

Introduction to OpenNebula’s integration with Docker-Machine, or how to run dockers in your Cloud without breaking a sweat.

OpenNebula works as a provider for Docker Swarm, which enables a user friendly Docker development workflow that abstracts the developer from the IaaS requirements.

In this talk we will also discuss the current integration with Rancher.

We will end with an open discussion about what the future awaits for Docker in OpenNebula.


Speakers
avatar for Jaime Melis

Jaime Melis

Developer, OpenNebula Systems
Jaime Melis is an OpenNebula core developer. He works for OpenNebula Systems, the company behind OpenNebula. Among other things, he is a cloud consultant, an OpenNebula evangelist and a FOSS enthusiast. He is a developer and a sysadmin, who mostly works on networking and storage... Read More →


Tuesday June 20, 2017 4:15pm - 4:40pm
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

4:40pm

Multi-Site Hyperconvered OpenNebula with DRBD9
Case Study of a Telecommunications Company using Hyperconverged OpenNebula with DRBD9 storage.

Speakers
avatar for Hayley Swimelar

Hayley Swimelar

Developer, LINBIT
Hayley Swimelar is a Linux storage hacker and author of the DRBD Manage addon for OpenNebula.


Tuesday June 20, 2017 4:40pm - 5:00pm
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138

5:00pm

Closing
We’re moving into a world of open cloud — where each organization can find the right cloud for its unique needs. A single cloud management platform can not be all things to all people, there will be a cloud space with several offerings focused on different environments and/or industries. The OpenNebula commitment to the open cloud flows directly out of its mission — to become the simplest cloud enabling platform — and its purpose — to bring simplicity to the private and hybrid enterprise cloud. OpenNebula exists to help companies build simple, cost-effective, reliable, open enterprise clouds on existing IT infrastructure. The OpenNebula Conference will be a great opportunity to remind our vision, vision and commitment, to look back at how the project has grown in the last 8 years, and to give a peek at what to expect from the project in the near future.

Speakers
avatar for Ruben S. Montero

Ruben S. Montero

Chief Architect, OpenNebula


Tuesday June 20, 2017 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Kennedy Room A Charles Hotel - 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138